Alhaji Tanko Yakasai served as Hausa editor of Day by day Comet, Kano, between 1954 and 1960, he was Kano State commissioner for Data from 1967 to 1971 and between 1971 and 1972, he served as commissioner for Forestry, Neighborhood Improvement And Co-operatives Kano State he was additionally Kano State commissioner for Finance between 1972 and 1975. Yakasai was particular assistant to the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria on Nationwide Meeting Liason between 1979 and 1983. He was additionally the Nationwide Secretary, NEPU, Optimistic Motion Wing (PAW), Secretary Normal, Sawaba Occasion of Nigeria from 1961 to 1962. Alhaji Tanko Yakasai was conferred as Kauran Ganye by His Royal Highness Gangwari Ganye on the advice of Ganye Conventional council, Adamawa state, 2013, Obosiobo of Ogbunikem conferred by HRH Igwe John Umenyiora, Ezedioramma I, Igwe of Ogbunike, Anambra state, 2014. In 1970, he was given the award of life patron, by the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Kano State chapter and was awarded Nationwide Award of officer of the order of the Federal Republic,OFR,2005. On this interview with YASMIN YARIMA he speaks of household life and different nationwide points.
Sir, can we all know one thing about your loved ones?
I bought married in 1945, I had 23 kids, 4  died and 19 are nonetheless alive. All are actually grown up and on their very own. I’ve visited over 50 completely different nations.
What was rising up like?
I grew up like an odd Kano boy. I had quite a few buddies, and I used to be engaged at varied occasions in enterprise and transportation.
Sir, as a politician, what do you concentrate on the way forward for politics in Nigeria?
The way forward for politics is said to the way forward for Nigeria as a nation. Political events compete for energy with each other, subsequently every celebration, the least it may do to boost the progress of the nation, is to empower the individuals economically and develop the nation from totally different angles of nationwide growth. What’s regretful is that political events in Nigeria are seen by Nigerians as platforms of earning money, moderately than seeing as autos for creating the society. I hope we are going to quickly abandone this way of living and switch our consideration to a scenario the place political events will probably be utilized by Nigerians, politicians and non politicians alike, as autos for improvement and progress.
Do you imagine within the thought of rotation of energy?
The thought of rotation and zoning was rooted within the Nationwide Occasion of Nigeria [NPN]. It was the primary get together to conceive the thought and launched it into the nation. The aim was to offer an atmosphere for peaceable co-existance and unity of the nation. I nonetheless consider that the presidential system in Nigeria can solely make that means if it can allow totally different sections of the nation to entry energy.
What’s your place are on the army’s achievement of capturing Sambisa Forest?
It’s a tremendeous achievement, and I congratulate the federal government. I hope they are going to proceed to clear the nation. I may also recommendation the federal government to keep away from venturing into one other insurgency in any a part of the nation.
What’s the way forward for the youths in politics ?
The youths are the way forward for any nation. What I hope is that the youth ought to flip their consideration to nationwide growth slightly than private growth. In case you can construct your nation, the nation can care for you. It is very important word that we are able to solely make progress if we work collectively, if we’re united. I hope that the youth will take note of the difficulty of unity for the curiosity of the event of their nation.
Who do you take into account as your position mannequin?
There are lots of people I take into account as my function fashions. Regionally, my political mentor and chief was late Malam Aminu Kano. In Africa,my mannequin was late Kwame Nkuruma, who was commited to the liberation of Africa and its growth. My function mannequin ideologically was u linnet late Abubakar Imam [Magana jar ice]. These are the primary ones that politically offered aspiration to me.
Sir, are you able to say you have got ac
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